ON-Lion Letter
The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation in Milwaukee has announced that Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist George F. Will has agreed to serve as master of ceremonies for the 2009 Bradley Prizes gala.  The sixth annual awards ceremony will be held at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, June 3.
 
This year's Bradley Prize recipients are Winston Churchill biographer Sir Martin Gilbert, economist Arnold HarbergerWeekly Standard editor William Kristol, and the founders and leaders of The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies.  Each award carries a stipend of $250,000.
 
"George Will is widely recognized as a superb intellect, a brilliant writer, and a leading conservative and thinker," said Michael W. Grebe, the Foundation's president and chief executive officer.  He "is the epitome of what the Bradley Prizes represent."

One of the most-respected syndicated columnists in the nation, Will is a regular contributor to Newsweek, an analyst for ABC News, and a best-selling author.  In 2005, he was named a Bradley Prize recipient.  In 2008, he was elected to Bradley's board of directors.
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